Tuesday October 12, 1982
US date format: 10/12/1982, UK date format: 12/10/1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 12, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Émile Parisien and John Booko.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar.
In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits.
First Blood, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pooyan or Arcadians.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 12, 1982?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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- 38.6 cm (15.2 inches) of rainfall, Angoon, Alaska (state record).
- Milwaukee Brewers' Paul Molitor gets world series record five hits (World Series #79).
- Chris[tiaan R] Reumer: Dutch opera singer, dies at 73.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
- The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin'
- Jackson Browne - Somebody's Baby
- America - You Can Do Magic
- Olivia Newton-John - Heart Attack
- Flock Of Seagulls, A - I Ran (So Far Away)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Evelyn King - Love Come Down
- The Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
- The Time - 777-9311
- Cheryl Lynn And Luther Vandross - If This World Were Mine
- Jermaine Jackson - Let Me Tickle Your Fancy
- Kool & The Gang - Big Fun
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin' (every Time You're Near)
- Grandmaster Flash - The Message
- Melba Moore - Love's Comin' At Ya
- Luther Vandross - Bad Boy/having A Party
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 12If October 12, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 11 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 23 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?